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Bulgaria to Set up Advisory National Food Board

Bulgaria will establish an advisory body to coordinate the state policy in the food sector, the government has decided.

Society » Health | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 641

Bulgaria to Scrap Injunction of People with Mental Disabilities

The statutes of full or partial injunction imposed on people with mental disabilities will be completely abolished, the Bulgarian government has said.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 662

Bulgarians See Politics, Hospitals, Customs as 'Most Corrupt' - Poll

Politicians, doctors and customs officers are pointed out by Bulgarians as "most corrupt" in a recent Gallup survey.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 607

Pope Francis Donates Funding for Basilica in Bulgaria's First Capital

Pope Francis has donated EUR 5000 for the repair the Great Basilica in Pliska, the first capital of the First Bulgarian Empire, Catholic officials say.

Society | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1082

Night/Plovdiv to Feature Dozens of Events on September 23-24

The annual "white night" of Plovdiv will be take place on September 23-24 this year, with dozens of venues and events scheduled for the duration of the festival.

Society » Culture | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 5590

Bulgaria Granted Humanitarian Status to Ansbach Attacker in 2013

The 27-year-old Syrian national who blew himself up in Ansbach, Bavaria had been granted humanitarian status by Bulgaria, authorities in Sofia say.

Society | July 25, 2016, Monday // 21:51 | Viewed: 1807

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson to Open Plovdiv Salon of Arts in September

Jethro Tull co-founder Ian Anderson is coming to Plovdiv on September 03, 2016.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2016, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1965

Motorway Crash Injures 21 Migrants in Bulgaria

A cargo vehicle tumbled over over the weekend, leaving twenty-one migrants injured on Trakia motorway, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 25, 2016, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2795

Bulgarian Court Releases Migrant Hunter on Bail

A court in the Black Sea city of Burgas has freed on bail a man who forcefully detained three migrants near the Bulgarian border in April.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 50342

New Sofia Metro Station Opens, Adding 15 000 Passengers

A new metro station has opened in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 3080

Azam Ali to Perform in Sofia in October

Iranian American singer and musician Azam Ali is to play with her band Niyaz in Sofia, organizers of the concert have said.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 40619

Bulgaria Filed 5 User Data Requests with Google in 2015

Bulgaria submitted only five user data requests with Google, the third-lowest number in the EU, in 2015, the company's transparency report shows.

Society | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2099

Strong Winds Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for 24 of 28 regions over strong winds.

Society » Environment | July 18, 2016, Monday // 07:26 | Viewed: 3942

State of Emergency Remains after Flood in Bulgaria's Rozino

The situation in the Central Bulgarian village of Rozino is getting back to normal after the area was hit by torrential rains on Friday, its mayor says.

Society » Incidents | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 2394

Rozhen Folklore Fair Begins Near Bulgaria's Smolyan

The traditional festival of folklore and livestock breeding, held on the meadows in the area of Rozhen near the town of Smolyan in the Rhodope mountains, began on Friday.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2016, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2109

Bodies of Two Young Men Found in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Ruse

Divers found on Friday the bodies of the two young men, who had gone missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2016, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2149

Two Young Men Go Missing in Danube River Near Bulgaria's Ruse

Two young men went missing in the Danube river near the Bulgarian city of Ruse late on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2016, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2029

Bulgarian Midwife Guilty of Baby Beating Released on Bail

Emiliya Kovacheva, the midwife charged with the attempted murder of a 4-year-old baby, has been released on a bail of BGN 1500 (EUR 767).

Society » Health | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 3527

Bansko Jazz Festival to Feature Musicians from 3 Continents

The latest edition of the International Jazz Festival in Bansko is due to begin on August 06.

Society » Culture | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 46049

Sofia Police Detain Bulgarian National, Two Migrants after Scuffle

Three men, of whom one is a Bulgarian citizen and the other two from Syria and Iraq, have been taken to custody after a fight in downtown Sofia, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2155

Body of Russian Tourist Found on Shore in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach

The body of a drowned Russian woman has been found in the resort of Sunny Beach, at the Black Sea, police say.

Society » Incidents | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 2871